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2005-08-10 12:50:13

By Daniel Wallis NAIROBI (Reuters) - The death of Sudanese Vice-President John Garang in a Ugandan helicopter crash has spawned a host of bizarre conspiracy theories in east Africa -- ranging from sabotage to Rwandan hijackers sneaking on board.

2005-08-08 15:58:46

WACO, Texas (Reuters) - President Bush on Monday stressed U.S. support for keeping Sudan's peace process going in phone calls to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and to the widow of former Sudanese rebel leader John Garang.

2005-08-08 12:51:10

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Reuters) - President Bush on Monday telephoned the widow of former Sudanese rebel leader John Garang to offer his condolences and thank her for calling for calm in Sudan, the White House said.

2005-08-07 12:33:47

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - The United States is sending experts to help investigate the helicopter crash that killed Sudan's First Vice President and former rebel leader John Garang, U.S. officials said on Sunday. Roger Winter, the U.S.

2005-08-06 11:23:09

By Katie Nguyen JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) - Wailing in grief, vast crowds of Sudanese paid their last respects on Saturday to former rebel leader John Garang as Sudan's president vowed to push on with the peace plan he forged with his former enemy.

2005-08-05 17:07:45

By Katie Nguyen RUMBEK, Sudan (Reuters) - Former Sudanese rebel leader John Garang was due to be buried on Saturday, but uncertainty over the cause of his death after a deal to end Africa's longest civil war cast a shadow over the funeral.

2005-08-05 09:16:47

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Southern Sudanese tribal and church leaders joined in prayer with a northern Muslim family on Friday to mourn the loss of their son, killed by rioters during three days of the capital's worst clashes in years.

2005-08-05 11:00:10

By Katie Nguyen YEI, Sudan (Reuters) - The cause of a crash that killed Sudanese Vice President John Garang in the Ugandan presidential helicopter is unclear, Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni said on Friday on a trip to mourn his friend. "I myself will not rule out anything.

2005-08-04 14:09:11

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Khartoum and its suburbs were quiet on Thursday after three days of rioting in which a relief group said at least 130 people were killed following the death of former rebel leader and First Vice President John Garang.

2005-08-04 14:05:00

By Katie Nguyen KURMUK, Sudan (Reuters) - Thousands of distraught and disbelieving southern Sudanese flocked to see the body of their former leader John Garang on Thursday as it was flown by plane from town to town around the vast region for a final farewell.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.